, located in the heart of Buenos Aires, is full of beautiful old houses, green spaces and a charming mix of people. Venture south from the energetic barrios further north in the city, and amidst the tree-lined streets in Caballito are a variety of interesting finds. Read on for the top 10 restaurants in the peaceful neighborhood.
Pizzeria San Carlos
For delectable pizzas in Caballito, look no further than San Carlos. Choose from a lengthy assortment of pies, including classics like pizza margherita, napolitana, six-cheese, veggie or more unique types, like stuffed pizzas and calzones. Whatever you choose, you can’t go wrong.
Address & telephone number: Pizzeria San Carlos, Av. Rivadavia 5300, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 4902-0324
Restaurant, Salad Bar, Dessert, $$$
El Resto Del Vivero
Restaurant, Dessert, $$$
Restaurant, Argentina, Pastries
Just a few blocks from Primera Junta subte station is this modern, attractive restaurant, which offers a great deal at lunchtime: an appetizer, main, beverage, and dessert for a reasonable set price. Don’t miss the bread basket, which includes olive toast and herb rolls.
Address & telephone number: Calcio, Rivadavia 5701, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 4988-9289
Restaurant, Argentina, $$$
The concept of a tenedor libre, or ‘free fork,’ restaurant, is a quintessential Argentinian phenomenon: a self-serve buffet for a set price. El Mayoral is a great place to go with a big group of people with diverse tastes; there are meats, fish, pasta, and more. A dessert and drinks are included in the fixed price, so be prepared for a veritable feast.
Address & telephone number: El Mayoral, Av. Directorio 801, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 4923-5171
This neighborhood favorite is always full of hungry locals, and for good reason. With hearty portions, a family-friendly atmosphere, and a wide selection of offerings, it’s no surprise at all that denizens of Caballito flock to Mangiata for huge plates of pasta.
Address & telephone number: Mangiata, Av. Ángel Gallardo 601, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 4982-6843
Rosatto offers a variety of dishes and an extensive wine list, and all of it is well executed. If the weather is nice, sit outdoors for a view of one of the most beautiful blocks of all of Caballito. Start off with a delicious, warm empanada, and follow it up with a bowl of risotto.
Address & telephone number: Rosatto Restaurante, Av. Del Barco Centenera 401, Buenos Aires, Agentina, +54 11 4988-1232